Budget Resolutions - Income Tax (Charge)

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 1:08 pm on 31st October 2018.

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Photo of Steve Double Steve Double Conservative, St Austell and Newquay 1:08 pm, 31st October 2018

This is not just about manufacturing. If we are going to be successful, we are going to need the raw materials. As the Secretary of State will be aware, there is great potential in Cornwall for lithium mining, which will become ever more important with all the electric vehicles we are going to have. So does he share my enthusiasm for that potential, not just for the Cornish economy but in securing a domestic supply of this ever more important metal for the UK?